The following events took place on March 27. The list is arranged in chronological order.
Found 53 events. Showing 1 - 30.
- 87 BCCrown Prince Fuling, later Emperor Zhao of Han, is named as Emperor Wu of Han’s successor and heir to the throne. Emperor Wu dies two days later.
- 1309Pope Clement V imposes excommunication, interdiction, and a general prohibition of all commercial intercourse against Venice, which had unjustly seized on Ferrara, a fief of the Patrimony of Peter.
- 1329Pope John XXII issues his In Agro Dominico condemning some writings of Meister Eckhart as heretical.
- 1513Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León reaches the northern end of The Bahamas on his first voyage to Florida.
- 1613The first English child born in Canada at Cuper’s Cove, Newfoundland to Nicholas Guy.
- 1625Charles I becomes King of England, Scotland and Ireland as well as claiming the title King of France.
- 1782Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
- 1794The United States Government establishes a permanent navy and authorizes the building of six frigates.
- 1794Denmark and Sweden form a neutrality compact.
- 1809Peninsular War: A combined Franco-Polish force defeats the Spanish in the Battle of Ciudad Real.
- 1812Hugh McGary Jr. establishes what is now Evansville, Indiana on a bend in the Ohio River.
- 1814War of 1812: In central Alabama, U.S. forces under General Andrew Jackson defeat the Creek at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
- 1836Texas Revolution: Goliad massacre: On the orders of General Antonio López de Santa Anna, the Mexican army butchers 342 Texas POWs at Goliad, Texas.
- 1851First reported sighting of the Yosemite Valley by Europeans.
- 1871The first international rugby football match, when Scotland defeats England in Edinburgh at Raeburn Place.
- 1881Rioting takes place in Basingstoke in protest against the daily vociferous promotion of teetotalism by The Salvation Army.
- 1884A mob in Cincinnati, Ohio, attacks members of a jury who had returned a verdict of manslaughter in a clear case of murder, and then over the next few days would riot and destroy the courthouse.
- 1886Famous Apache warrior, Geronimo, surrenders to the U.S. Army, ending the main phase of the Apache Wars.
- 1890A tornado strikes Louisville, Kentucky, killing 76 and injuring 200.
- 1899Emilio Aguinaldo leads Filipino forces for the only time during the Philippine–American War at the Battle of Marilao River.
- 1910A fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary, kills 312.
- 1915Typhoid Mary, the first healthy carrier of disease ever identified in the United States, is put in quarantine, where she would remain for the rest of her life.
- 1918Bessarabia is ceded to the Kingdom of Romania.
- 1938Second Sino-Japanese War: The Battle of Taierzhuang begins, resulting several weeks later in the war’s first major Chinese victory over Japan.
- 1941World War II: Yugoslavian Air Force officers topple the pro-Axis government in a bloodless coup.
- 1943World War II: Battle of the Komandorski Islands: In the Aleutian Islands the battle begins when United States Navy forces intercept Japanese attempting to reinforce a garrison at Kiska.
- 1945World War II: Operation Starvation, the aerial mining of Japan’s ports and waterways begins. Argentina declares war on the Axis Powers.
- 1948The Second Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea is convened.
- 1958Nikita Khrushchev becomes Premier of the Soviet Union.
- 1963Beeching Axe: Dr. Richard Beeching issues a report calling for huge cuts to the United Kingdom’s rail network.
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